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Sean Keeler explains why he thinks Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson will pass for more than 23 touchdowns for the Wolverines in 2018.

Michigan’s draft-eligible players in 2019; Shea Patterson is lock for more than 23 TD passes

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Michigan’s draft-eligible players in 2019

Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi breaks down how many players are draft eligible from Michigan in 2019. Of one thing Lenzi is certain: It will be a higher number in 2019 than the two players selected in 2018.

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Shea Patterson is lock for more than 23 TD passes

Land of 10’s Sean Keeler argues that Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson, assuming he wins the starting job and stays healthy, is a lock for more than 23 touchdown passes this season. Last season, Michigan quarterbacks combined for only 9 touchdown passes.

Shea Patterson will have good, not great, numbers

Land of 10’s Chris Howard disagrees with Keeler, reasoning that Michigan will always run first under coach Jim Harbaugh, the wide receiving corps has work to do, the offensive line needs to improve in pass protection and Patterson will no longer be playing in a spread offense.

Positive signs for Michigan WRs

Nick Baumgardner of the Detroit Free Press explains why the Wolverines can’t afford their wide receivers to replicate the production they had in 2017, where they only caught 3 touchdowns in 13 games. But with receiver Tarik Black back from injury, Baumgardner thinks there’s nowhere for the group to go but up.

2019 T Jacob Dean to camp at Michigan

One year ago, Walled Lake Western (Mich.) 2019 2-star guard Jacob Dean visited Michigan for the Big Man Big House camp at Michigan Stadium. The 6-foot-8, 315-pound offensive lineman has offers from Iowa State, Kent State, Michigan, Ohio and Western Michigan, and plans to attend camp this year on June 18.

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